Bauhinia blakeana, the Hong Kong orchid tree is an accidental hybrid between Bauhinia purpurea and Bauhinia variegata, found on the seashore in 1880 on the Hong Kong peninsula. This big bush or small tree (approx. 10 meters tall) with an unstructured shape quickly became very popular in small gardens and public spaces all over the tropical world for its uncommon orchid style pink flowers. It actually also became the emblem of Hong Kong.
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